Saturday, 30 January 2016

30/01/2016 Hatherton Reservoir

On a very cold but sunny walk around the Razz this morning I saw- Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Blackbird, Robin, Magpie, Black-headed Gull, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Mute Swan, Wood Pigeon, Bullfinch, House Sparrow, Wren, and Buzzard 

28/01/2016 Whitemoor Haye & Croxall

Whitemoor Haye

Lapwing, Golden Plover, Yellowhammer, Tree Sparrow, Greenfinch, Mute Swan, Whooper Swan, Black Swan, Dunnock, Robin, Blue Tit, Starling, Black-headed Gull, Wood Pigeon, Blackbird, Crow, Rook and Wigeon.


Canada Geese, Mallard, Magpie, Pheasant, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Teal, Blackbird, Great crested Grebe, Grey Heron, Cormorant and Little Grebe.

A flock of Siskin in the trees at Wolseley Bridge was a nice addition to the days list.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

25/01/2016 Blithfield Reservoir

Pheasant, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Nuthatch, Mallard, Coot, Wigeon, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Gadwall, Tufted Duck, Cormorant, Goldeneye, Crow, Teal, Lapwing, Goosander, Pochard, Jackdaw, Blackbird, Chaffinch, Robin, Wood Pigeon, Black-headed Gull, Lesser black-backed Gull, Great black-backed Gull, Caspian Gull, Great crested Grebe, Grey Heron, Buzzard, Magpie and Pied Wagtail.

Sunday, 24 January 2016

23/01/2016 Hatherton Reservoir & Walkmill Clay Pit


Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Blackbird, Wren, Wood Pigeon, Robin, Great Tit, Crow, Mute Swan, Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Goldfinch, Magpie, c 200 Black-headed Gull, Buzzard, Green Woodpecker, Starling, a large flock of Canada Geese flew over and Great spotted Woodpecker was heard. 

Walkmill Clay Pit   

Mallard, Blue Tit, Long tailed Tit, Wood Pigeon, 4 Cormorant, Canada Goose, Tufted Duck, Coot, Pheasant, Crow, Great Tit, Moorhen, Wren, Robin and Black-headed Gulls flew over.

Saturday, 16 January 2016

16/01/2016 My Garden

I saw these two on my garden feeder this morning



16/01/2016 Hatherton Reservoir

At least 12 Redwing were on the small holding feeding among the sheep I also saw Blackbird, Robin, Cormorant, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Black-headed Gull, Coot, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Tufted Duck, Grey Heron, Mallard, Wood Pigeon, Magpie, Long-tailed Tit, Sparrowhawk, House Sparrow, Starling, Wren, Collared Dove and a Great crested Grebe was seen but unfortunately not by me! 

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

11/01/2016 Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase
Pheasant, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackbird, Dunnock, Nuthatch, Chaffinch, Robin, Crow, Green Woodpecker, Jackdaw, Kestrel, Stonechat, Jay, Stock Dove and Goldfinch.

Wolseley Bridge SWT
Here I added Goosander & Little Grebe to my list for the day.

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

04/01/2016 WWT Slimbridge

Lapwing, Shelduck, Wigeon, Curlew, Greylag Geese, Bewick Swan, Mallard, Black-headed Gull, Lesser black-backed Gull, Pintail, Teal, Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Canada Geese, White-fronted Geese, Dunlin, Shoveler, Robin, Tufted Duck, Greenland white-fronted Geese, Grey Heron, Ruddy Shelduck, Buzzard, Rook, Crow, Moorhen, Jackdaw, Barnacle Geese, Common Crane, Peregrine, Scaup, Little Egret, Dunnock, Wood Pigeon, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Great black-backed Gull, Blackbird, Golden Plover, Mute Swan, Pochard and the highlight of the afternoon a Grey Phalarope.  Thanks to the Biking Birder for spotting it and putting me onto it.

Friday, 1 January 2016

1/1/16 Hatherton Reservoir

Mute Swan, Tufted Duck, Coot, Mallard, Moorhen, Wren, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Wood Pigeon, Green Woodpecker, Blackbird, Crow, Robin, Starling, Bullfinch.